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Single Ensuite Room
12.6 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Other room types
8 Share Dorm - Mixed (Shared Bathroom)
28 square metres
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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4 Bed Female Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
28 square metres
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Bed in 6 Bed Mixed Dormitory with Shared Bathroom
28 square metres
3 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Family Ensuite Room (4 Adults)
20 square metres
1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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4 Share Mixed Dorm - Shared Bathroom
14.5 square metres
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Ensuite Room
16 square metres
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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4 Share Ensuite Dorm
14.5 square metres
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Twin Ensuite Room
13 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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8 Share Dorm - Female Only (Shared Bathroom)
26 square metres
1 Twin Bunk Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Double Room (Shared Bathroom)
12.6 square metres
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Sydney hostel in Sydney Central Business District with rooftop terrace

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Multilingual staff

With a stay at Big Hostel in Sydney (Sydney Central Business District), you'll be steps from Castlereagh Street and 4 minutes by foot from Capitol Theatre. This hostel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Stanley Street and 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Australian Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 35 individually furnished guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include safes, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional features at this hostel include a television in a common area, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills.

Featured amenities include a computer station, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and multilingual staff. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Lift
  • Total number of rooms - 35
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Television in common areas
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Smoke-free property
  • Airport transport
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Airport transport - drop-off (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Water dispenser
  • Lockers available
  • Vending machine
  • Secured parking

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Portuguese

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Big Hostel offers 35 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Heating
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Electrical adaptors/chargers
  • Laundry detergent

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Please note: One-way airport shuttle service from the hotel to the airport is provided by Air Bus Sydney.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB International, Union Pay, Eurocard, debit cards, and cash. This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Service animals not allowed

Debit cards

UnionPay

Staffed front desk

Security system

LGBTQIA friendly

Credit card pre-authorisation

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available for guests

Masks are available for guests

Gloves are available for guests

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are not available

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is not available

Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Reservation is not required for facilities on site

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: AUD 16 per person
  • Secured self parking fee: AUD 38 per day
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Big Hostel Surry Hills
  • Big Surry Hills
  • Big Hostel Surry Hills
  • Big Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Big Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Surry Hills

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

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